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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sam- +‎ hålla, from Old Norse samheldi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

samhälle n

  1. a society; a long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects
  2. a society, the sum total of all voluntary interrelations between individuals.
  3. a society; the people of one’s country or community
  4. a community, a place
  5. a large village, a small town (especially if relying heavily on a neighboring larger town for places to work etc.)
  6. a colony of animals (bees, ants)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of samhälle 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative samhälle samhället samhällen samhällena
Genitive samhälles samhällets samhällens samhällenas

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